New News information at Wood Based Panels New and updated information from News listed on wbpionline.com http://www.wbpionline.com/ en-us http://www.wbpionline.com/ New News information at Wood Based Panels http://wbpionline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Ammeraal Beltech acquires belting distributors http://www.wbpionline.com/news/ammeraal-beltech-acquires-belting-distributors-150517-5813997 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/ammeraal-beltech-acquires-belting-distributors-150517-5813997 Ammeraal Beltech, leading worldwide developers and manufacturers of process and conveyor belting, headquartered in Alkmaar, The Netherlands, has acquired belting distributors Fogarty Belting and B&H Precision Belting. Mon, 15 May 2017 11:18:47 GMT Alpine and Triad partner to streamline equipment options http://www.wbpionline.com/news/alpine-and-triad-partner-to-streamline-equipment-options-5813978 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/alpine-and-triad-partner-to-streamline-equipment-options-5813978 Alpine and Triad have formed a partnership allowing US component and panel manufacturers to purchase Triad equipment through their trusted Alpine sales representatives. Mon, 15 May 2017 11:12:12 GMT Metsä Wood constructs plywood mill in Estonia http://www.wbpionline.com/news/mets-wood-constructs-plywood-mill-in-estonia-5810588 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/mets-wood-constructs-plywood-mill-in-estonia-5810588 Metsä Group’s Wood Products Industry Metsä Wood has bought a 10ha industrial site in the city of Pärnu, Estonia and has just begun construction work of a new birch plywood mill. The construction of the mill in Pärnu is part of the €100m investment programme Metsä Wood published in June 2016. Thu, 11 May 2017 05:14:34 GMT Positive results for Italian manufacturers http://www.wbpionline.com/news/positive-results-for-italian-manufacturers-5810583 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/positive-results-for-italian-manufacturers-5810583 The final figures for 2016 processed by the association of Italian manufacturers of woodworking machinery, are aligned with forecasts, and most of all reflect the positive atmosphere of the wood technology industry. Thu, 11 May 2017 05:11:18 GMT Grand opening for Winston Plywood & Veneer http://www.wbpionline.com/news/grand-opening-for-winston-plywood-veneer-5807834 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/grand-opening-for-winston-plywood-veneer-5807834 Following a 2014 tornado which devastated Louisville, Mississippi, Winston Plywood &Veneer demonstrated its commitment to Mississippi with the grand opening of the company’s new US$100m manufacturing facility. Governor Phil Bryant, Louisville Mayor Will Hill, company employees and local residents joined Winston Plywood & Veneer officials to celebrate the announcement. Tue, 09 May 2017 04:50:27 GMT Dr Mark Irle to president of InnovaWood http://www.wbpionline.com/news/dr-mark-irle-to-president-of-innovawood-5807825 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/dr-mark-irle-to-president-of-innovawood-5807825 InnovaWood, the umbrella organisation that integrates four European networks in the forest, wood based and furniture industries in order to offer a more effective mechanism to support innovation in these sectors has held its 15th General Assembly in Tuusula, Finland. Tue, 09 May 2017 04:49:03 GMT Peru's particleboard imports fall 4.6% http://www.wbpionline.com/news/perus-particleboard-imports-fall-46-5804118 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/perus-particleboard-imports-fall-46-5804118 During the first two months of this year the value of Peru's particleboard imports fell 4.6% compared to the same period last year. In the period January to February 2017 Chile was the main supplier of particleboard to Peru, reports the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO). Thu, 04 May 2017 05:31:28 GMT Brazil’s wood panel exports increase http://www.wbpionline.com/news/brazils-wood-panel-exports-increase-5804114 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/brazils-wood-panel-exports-increase-5804114 Brazil’s wood based panel exports increased in the first two months of 2017 with 174,000m3 of wood based panels being exported, a 40% increase compared to the same period in 2016. Thu, 04 May 2017 05:30:30 GMT Raute acquires the business of Metriguard http://www.wbpionline.com/news/raute-acquires-the-business-of-metriguard-5804109 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/raute-acquires-the-business-of-metriguard-5804109 Raute Corporation and the owners of Metriguard Inc have agreed on the purchase of the business of Metriguard Inc, Pullman, Washington, US. Thu, 04 May 2017 05:27:28 GMT Pfleiderer achieved record EBITDA in 2016 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/pfleiderer-achieved-record-ebitda-in-2016-5804107 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/pfleiderer-achieved-record-ebitda-in-2016-5804107 The Pfleiderer Group, one of the leading European wood panel producers, has presented results for its 2016 fiscal year. Thu, 04 May 2017 05:26:00 GMT